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Installing MacBook Pro 1 5" Retina Display Mid 201 2 AirPort Board 



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Installing MacBook Pro 15" 
Retina Display Mid 2012 AirPort 

Board 

Written By: Jake Devincenzi 



-/ TOOLS: 


J O PARTS: 


MacBook Pro and Air 5-Point Pentalobe 


• MacBook Pro 15" Retina 


Screwdriver (1) 


Airport/Bluetooth Board (1) 


Spudqer(1) 




T5 Torx Screwdriver (1) 





SUMMARY 

Having connectivity issues? Use this guide to replace the AirPort board. 



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Installing MacBook Pro 1 5" Retina Display Mid 201 2 AirPort Board 



Step 1 — Lower Case 




• Remove the following pentalobe 
screws securing the lower case to 
the MacBook Pro with Retina 
display. 

♦ Eight 3.0 mm 

# Two 2.3 mm 



Step 2 




• Lifting from the edge nearest the 
clutch cover, lift the lower case off 
the MacBook Pro. 

• Set the lower case aside. 



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Step 3 — Battery Connector 




• Peel back the warning label 
covering the battery connector. 



Step 4 




• Using the flat end of a spudger, gently pry the battery connector straight up out of its 
socket on the logic board. 

• Bend the battery cables back and out of the way, ensuring that the battery connector 
doesn't accidentally make contact with the logic board. 



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Step 5 — AirPort Board 




• Use the tip of a spudger to detach 
the three antenna connectors up 
from their sockets on the AirPort 
board. 



Step 6 




• Remove the single 2.9 mm T5 Torx screw securing the AirPort board to the logic board. 

• Grasp the edges of the board and slide it out from its connector. 

• Lift and remove the AirPort board. 



To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. 



This document was last generated on 2013-02-16 12:51:07 PM. 



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